February 2023

ISSB webinar series — recordings available

Feb 08, 2023

In January and February 2023, the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) offered a series of three webinars that showed how companies can start the ground work, data gathering and processes for ISSB reporting by using tools already widely available for businesses and investors.

The webinars were:

  • Part 1: Better information for better decisions — Introduction to investor-focused sustainability disclosure
  • Part 2: Any size or stage — Getting started on climate disclosure
  • Part 3: Connectivity and controls — The path to investor-grade disclosure

Recordings of the webinars as well as the supporting slides are available on the IFRS Foundation's website.

Recording of the fireside chat featuring the IASB Chair and the FASB Chair

Feb 08, 2023

In November 2022, the IASB, FASB and "The Accounting Review" hosted an academic conference "Accounting for an ever-changing world". As part of the conference, Mary Barth, Vice-Chair of the US Financial Accounting Foundation, hosted a fireside chat with IASB Chair Andreas Barckow and FASB Chair Rich Jones.

Main theme of the conference was the relation between academic research and standard-setting and, especially, how academics and their research can contribute to post-implementation reviews.

A recording of the one-hour chat is now publicly available. (Please note that the first eight minutes of the recording are a general introduction of the conference followed by a further five minutes of introduction of the speakers.)

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) Leadership Meet with Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) in Toronto

Feb 15, 2023

On February 15, 2023, the Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) welcomed International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) Chair, Andreas Barckow, and Vice-Chair, Linda Mezon-Hutter, to its board meeting in Toronto.

Discussions centered on the IASB’s work plan including Financial Instruments with Characteristics of Equity (FICE), rate-regulated activities, extractive activities, climate-related disclosures, and other topics of importance such as crypto assets.

Review a summary on the AcSB's website.

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